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Derby County Investigate After Leeds Employee Found In Grounds

Derby County have released a statement confirming that a man who was spotted acting suspiciously outside their training centre was an employee of Leeds United.  Leeds currently sit top of the Sky Bet Championship table with Derby lying eight points behind. The two sides meet in Elland Road tonight. The Derbyshire Constabulary were called to the Derby County Training Centre …

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Sterling Pens Heartwarming Letter To Boy Who Was Racially Abused

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Manchester City star Raheem Sterling sent a letter to a 13-year-old goalkeeper after hearing he had been racially abused advising him to “stand tall and be proud of who you are”. Sterling himself was the subject of alleged racist abuse from Chelsea fans in a Premier League match in December. He wrote the letter on club headed paper when informed …

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Bazunu Set To Join Up With City Ahead Of LOI Season

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Republic of Ireland underage star, Gavin Bazunu, is unlikely to feature for Shamrock Rovers this season as he prepares to move to Manchester City in the coming weeks, according to reports. The Premier League champions signed the 16-year-old in October for a fee in the region of €500,000 but was to remain with the League of Ireland club until he …

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Solskjaer Denies That Spurs Clash Is His First Real Test

Manchester United’s visit to Wembley this weekend has been dubbed the first real test of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tenure as caretaker boss. The Red Devils are five for five so far under the Norwegian, with a scoreless first hour against Newcastle being their only real challenge thus far. The names of Cardiff, Newcastle, Huddersfield, Bournemouth and Reading pale into comparison …

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Two-Finger Salute Earns Charlie Austin Two-Game Ban

Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been suspended for two matches after making an offensive gesture towards Manchester City fans. Austin admitted making the two-fingered action as he was substituted in the second half of Southampton’s 3-1 defeat against City at St Mary’s in December. “The striker admitted his gesture in or around the 68th minute of the game against Manchester …

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PSG In Need Of New Faces As Revived Manchester United Loom

Paris Saint-Germain were seen as heavy favourites to beat Manchester United when the sides were drawn together in the last 16 of the Champions League less than a month ago, but fans of the French giants may not be so confident right now. While United fired Jose Mourinho in the wake of that draw and have since enjoyed a resurgence …

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Pellegrini Hopes To Keep Arnautovic Amid Chinese Interest

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini insists he wants to keep Marko Arnautovic amid reports of a bid from a Chinese Super League team. Arnautovic was the subject of a reported £35 million ($44 million) offer from an unnamed Chinese club this week. It was suggested that Shanghai SIPG are the side interested in the Austrian striker, who was said to …

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Pochettino: “I Am Unhappy To Win The Game Like This”

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Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, said he was “unhappy” to see his side beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their English League Cup semi-final via a disputed penalty awarded by VAR. Harry Kane scored the only goal of the all-London tie at Wembley after 26 minutes with a spot-kick given when referee Michael Oliver called on video technology. Chelsea …

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Report: Alex Ferguson Delivers Rousing Speech To Man Utd Squad

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Manchester United’s legendary former manager Alex Ferguson delivered a rousing call to arms to the players, insisting they could make the club successful again, a source close to the Premier League team told The Sun. The 77-year-old Scot — who guided United to numerous trophies including two Champions League titles during his 27-year reign — has played an increasingly prominent …

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Irishman Scores Winner As Newport Dump Leicester Out Of FA Cup

There were extraordinary scenes at Rodney Parade as Newport County pulled off the biggest upset of the FA Cup so far. The League Two side have unceremoniously dumped 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City out of the competition after a 2-1 win that follows similar upsets from the likes of Barnet and Oldham. The likes of Shinji Okazaki, Marc Albrighton …

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